Tag: Flight Schedule Management

Often neglected – but so important: KPIs in Schedule Management

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019, 6:36
Key Performance Indicators allow users and managers of schedule departments to measure and manage their targets and goals. But there is still a gap when it comes to this discipline. Read more about this topic in my blog.

Short-term profitability evaluation in Schedule Management (2/2)

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019, 8:37
A tactical profitability evaluation is a powerful support for schedule management departments to evaluate the profitability contribution for schedules that are near the publication or closeout date. The second part of this blog sequence will give more insights about this important commercial topic.

Short-term profitability evaluation in Schedule Management (1/2)

Friday, Aug 16, 2019, 11:59
A tactical profitability evaluation should be standard at any airline of any size and any business model. It is powerful support for schedule management departments to evaluate the profitability contribution for schedules that are near the publication or close-out date. The following blog will give more insights about this important commercial topic.

Automation strategies within the Initial Submission process (Part 2 of 2)

Wednesday, May 08, 2019, 6:30
Efficient management of airport slots is very challenging nowadays. Air traffic grows and so does the amount of fully coordinated airports. This makes the Initial Submission more and more complex. This blog is therefore about automation strategies within this important Slot Management process.

Automation strategies within the Initial Submission process (Part 1 of 2)

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019, 6:22
Efficient management of airport slots is very challenging nowadays. Air traffic grows and so does the amount of fully coordinated airports. Especially during the Initial Submission airlines needs to be sure to achieve an optimum slot utilization. Automation can support here tremendously.  

…and when did you make your last mistake at the ticket vending machine? Error minimization strategies in Slot Management.

Wednesday, Mar 06, 2019, 6:33
Slot Management is still managed at many airlines in a manual-oriented manner. But looking at our human nature, such manual working routines imply a high risk of human errors that naturally happen. Please read my blog to get some ideas how an efficient error minimization risk strategy might look like.

Real-time Slot Management with Web Services

Monday, Dec 10, 2018, 10:30
More and more airports become slot coordinated nowadays – but two obstacles apply hereby: First, this information exchange between airlines and airport coordinator is still done manually on an email base. Second, this process produces useless waste response times. The solution for the first deal breaker are slot management tools. The solution for the second obstacle are web services, which is the main topic for the following blog.

“Use it or lose it”-Rule & Strikes: Do I always lose it, when not use it?

Monday, May 28, 2018, 5:45
Currently many airlines face a lot of problems again: Strikes among Air Traffic Control, public sector, pilots, etc.: Different strike reasons, but same effect: The airlines are forced to do flight cancellations and adjustments. The important question here is: Does a cancellation /adjustment as a result of a strike - no matter what reason – always have the same effect on the grandfather rights?

How can you build up a robust schedule in Flight Scheduling? (Part 3 of 3)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 8:57
How do you balance punctuality vs. productivity? Please read the third and final part of the joint blog of my three colleagues and I, where we share five approaches towards minimizing propagated delays and increasing aircraft utilization by robust scheduling.

How can you build up a robust schedule in Flight Scheduling? (Part 2 of 3)

Thursday, Mar 01, 2018, 7:40
How do you balance punctuality vs. productivity? Within this three-part joint blog sequence my three colleagues and I share five approaches towards minimizing propagated delays and increasing aircraft utilization by robust scheduling.

How can you build up a robust schedule in Flight Scheduling? (Part 1 of 3)

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018, 7:21
How do you balance punctuality vs. productivity? Within this joint three-part blog sequence my three colleagues and I share five approaches towards minimizing propagated delays and increasing aircraft utilization by robust scheduling.

Improve your efficiency. Thoughts at the beginning of the year

Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016, 10:57
How can we be more efficient? Probably one of the most stated goals in airline business nowadays. With this initial blog I would like to start a series of future blogs that shall give a more holistic approach towards this important business goal.